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post #191 of 1477
sounds like Slow Mode is the x18
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That's what I thought, but when I select it the BIOS tells me it'll be running at 300Mhz (ish), which seems incredibly low.
post #193 of 1477
hmm, I have no idea, this x58 board has been buggin me out anyway - so complicated as compared to my Socket 939

I dont even care for 4ghz (maybe for a screenshot someday) but really only want a nice 24/7 of like 3.6
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Yes me too, I am aiming for 3.6 or 3.8 totally stable.
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Update yoru bios, maybe that will fix the Multi?
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I got all of my pc's hiden power to come out . I love halo and was getting my ^%$^$$$* kicked . Until i read your thread ...............now its my turn !!!!!!!!!! my set is x58 msi platinuim i7 12 gb pattriot viper ....i now run ...5032 ....max temp of 72-75 full load ...stable !!! Air cooled my own set up. nomal 42-45.....thank loads ! p.s video is gtx 260 sli .
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The only multipliers for QPI link speed my BIOS gives me are: auto, x36, x44, x48, slow mode. Given that the guide suggests that I use a QPI link speed multiplier of x18, what should I do?
...x36 on your board = x18 I believe. I vaguely remember reading that the gigabyte boards showed x18 as x36 (18x2) x22 as x44 etc...(IIRC)
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Update yoru bios, maybe that will fix the Multi?
First thing I did before overclocking.

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...x36 on your board = x18 I believe. I vaguely remember reading that the gigabyte boards showed x18 as x36 (18x2) x22 as x44 etc...(IIRC)
Excellent! Thanks very much, this is exactly the information I was looking for
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I got all of my pc's hiden power to come out . I love halo and was getting my ^%$^$$$* kicked . Until i read your thread ...............now its my turn !!!!!!!!!! my set is x58 msi platinuim i7 12 gb pattriot viper ....i now run ...5032 ....max temp of 72-75 full load ...stable !!! Air cooled my own set up. nomal 42-45.....thank loads ! p.s video is gtx 260 sli .
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post #200 of 1477
Thanks for posting this guide, was able to help me get more out of my I7 quick and easily.
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